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Research Staff: Jason Lane

Jason E. Lane

Jason E. Lane
Dr. Jason E. Lane is a senior fellow of the Rockefeller Institute of Government as well Chair of the Department of Educational Policy and Leadership, Director of the Cross-Border Education Research Team, and founding executive director of the SUNY Academic & Innovative Leadership (SAIL) Institute. Previously, he served as Deputy Director for Research at Rockefeller Institute as well as Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Strategic Leadership and Senior Associate Vice Chancellor for the State University of New York, where he was responsible for the development and implementation of academic, economic, global, and leadership initiatives across the system.

Dr. Lane's scholarly expertise focuses the leadership and governance of higher education, particularly as it relates to the emerging relationship between higher education, policy and politics, and globalization. A Fulbright New Century Scholar, he has conducted research in more than 30 countries on the development of multi-national colleges and universities. He has written more than 50 journal articles, book chapters, and policy reports; and authored or edited 10 books, including Academic Leadership and Governance of Higher Education, Multi-National Colleges and Universities: Leadership and Administration of International Branch Campuses, Colleges and Universities as Economic Drivers and Higher Education Systems 3.0. He serves as co-editor for two book series with SUNY Press, Critical Issues in Higher Education and Global Issues in Higher Education and has served on the boards of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), Council for International Higher Education (CIHE), the Gulf Comparative Education Society (GCES), and SUNY Korea. His research has received numerous awards, including receiving the award for outstanding contributions to international education research from the Association for the Study of Higher Education.

Area of Expertise:

Higher Education: Accountability, Public Policy, Globalization/Internationalization

Curriculum vitae


WorldWise Blog, Chronicle of Higher Education

Selected Publications,* by Topic

*Publications available on this website. For others, see curriculum vitae.